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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,786 1,134 16.5 15.4-17.7 845 12.1 11.1-13.1 1,879 27.0 25.6-28.4 1,074 14.5 13.5-15.6 1,854 29.9 28.4-31.4
GENDER
Male 2,523 451 17.4 15.7-19.3 354 12.9 11.4-14.6 655 25.4 23.3-27.7 333 12.2 10.7-13.8 730 32.0 29.6-34.5
Female 4,263 683 15.7 14.4-17.1 491 11.4 10.2-12.6 1,224 28.3 26.6-30.0 741 16.5 15.2-17.9 1,124 28.1 26.4-29.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,148 808 15.6 14.4-16.8 658 12.6 11.5-13.8 1,484 28.2 26.6-29.8 881 16.1 14.9-17.3 1,317 27.6 26.0-29.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,106 241 20.1 17.2-23.3 130 11.6 9.3-14.5 269 24.3 21.1-27.8 122 9.4 7.6-11.5 344 34.6 30.7-38.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 257 *** *** *** 39 12.3 7.9-18.5 67 24.0 17.1-32.6 31 10.8 6.7-16.9 76 26.7 19.3-35.8
Non-Hispanic Other 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 21.9 13.9-32.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 128 14 10.4 5.8-18.1 *** *** *** 24 17.5 10.9-26.9 *** *** *** 74 63.2 52.5-72.8
AGE
50-54 1,063 184 15.8 13.4-18.6 113 11.3 9.1-14.1 173 16.5 13.8-19.6 80 6.2 4.7- 8.2 513 50.1 46.2-53.9
55-64 2,293 344 15.4 13.6-17.3 259 10.9 9.4-12.6 637 28.2 25.9-30.6 420 17.1 15.4-19.0 633 28.4 26.1-30.8
65-74 2,030 411 20.7 18.5-23.1 272 12.4 10.8-14.2 648 32.0 29.4-34.6 326 16.4 14.5-18.5 373 18.6 16.5-20.8
75+ 1,400 195 13.7 11.6-16.0 201 15.4 13.1-17.9 421 31.2 28.1-34.6 248 17.5 15.1-20.1 335 22.3 19.7-25.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 914 159 17.7 14.8-21.1 90 8.9 6.9-11.4 175 20.2 16.8-24.0 88 7.8 6.0-10.0 402 45.4 41.0-49.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,049 337 15.3 13.5-17.2 259 12.4 10.7-14.4 521 26.0 23.6-28.5 300 13.2 11.5-15.0 632 33.2 30.6-35.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,773 285 16.9 14.8-19.2 214 12.3 10.4-14.3 538 28.8 26.2-31.5 307 16.5 14.6-18.7 429 25.5 23.0-28.2
College Graduate 2,034 351 16.7 14.8-18.8 281 13.9 12.1-15.8 639 30.7 28.3-33.3 377 18.6 16.6-20.9 386 20.1 17.8-22.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 817 155 20.1 16.5-24.2 82 8.5 6.1-11.6 138 15.2 12.5-18.5 104 10.3 8.1-13.1 338 45.9 41.3-50.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,141 177 14.3 11.9-17.0 128 10.5 8.4-13.1 265 21.0 18.1-24.2 175 13.6 11.4-16.2 396 40.6 36.7-44.6
$25,000- 34,999 768 127 16.8 13.6-20.4 90 10.8 8.6-13.6 216 25.1 21.6-28.9 116 14.7 11.8-18.1 219 32.7 28.5-37.1
$35,000- 49,999 852 160 17.9 15.0-21.3 112 12.5 10.0-15.4 263 28.9 25.3-32.8 137 15.5 12.7-18.7 180 25.2 21.3-29.6
$50,000-74,999 776 129 15.6 12.7-19.1 118 17.0 13.7-20.8 240 32.0 27.7-36.5 140 14.4 11.9-17.4 149 21.0 17.6-24.9
$75,000+ 1,167 195 16.6 14.2-19.3 168 13.9 11.6-16.5 397 33.1 29.8-36.6 223 18.0 15.4-20.8 184 18.4 15.6-21.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,339 436 18.6 16.7-20.7 303 12.6 10.9-14.4 634 26.6 24.3-29.0 349 14.0 12.4-15.8 617 28.3 25.8-30.9
No 4,413 696 15.6 14.3-17.0 538 11.9 10.7-13.1 1,236 27.2 25.5-28.9 717 14.7 13.5-16.0 1,226 30.6 28.8-32.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,126 223 19.8 17.0-22.8 175 14.6 12.3-17.3 341 31.6 28.3-35.2 152 13.1 10.9-15.7 235 20.9 18.1-24.0
Non-Veteran 5,659 911 15.8 14.6-17.0 670 11.5 10.5-12.6 1,538 25.9 24.5-27.5 922 14.8 13.8-16.0 1,618 31.9 30.2-33.6

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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